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Sec. Ken Salazar

Blog Entries by Sec. Ken Salazar

Telling the Whole Story of America

(99) Comments | Posted April 11, 2013 | 3:43 PM

Two weeks ago, President Obama welcomed Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument into our National Park System. Located in Maryland, the site commemorates a woman -- often referred to as "the Moses of her people" -- who enabled many enslaved people to emancipate themselves and escape to freedom in the...

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Toward a More Inclusive America: Telling the Story of Women in America

(43) Comments | Posted April 4, 2012 | 6:51 AM

As Women's History Month comes to a close, I am reminded that two very influential women in American history -- Clara Barton and Rachel Carson -- began their careers as employees of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Barton started as a recording clerk at the U.S. Patent Office -...

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Uncovering the American Latino Story

(38) Comments | Posted February 9, 2012 | 3:00 PM

Throughout our complex history, one aspect has always remained clear and consistent - there are many faces of America. As a country of immigrants, this diversity has and will continue to lend great strength to our nation. However, we must not forget that a strong America is one that is...

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